Dr. Gontrand Lopez-Nava, MD, PhD, is one of the most experienced specialists in Europe and probably in the world, in endoscopic technologies for obesity. He founded the Endoscopy Department of Madrid San Rafael Hospital and later on the Endoscopy department of Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital. In 2002 started Bariatric Endoscopy until now, where as Head of the Bariatric Endoscopy Unit at HM Sanchinarro University Hospital in Madrid, Spain, he has developed an important experience for more than ten years in proctoring Drs and treating patients in the following Bariatric Endoscopy procedures:
Intragastric Balloons: Implantation of different types of Intragastric Balloons, with more than 3.000 cases done and many papers, lectures and faculty roles
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (APOLLO Overstich): 400 cases done and 6 papers published. First author of the world in communicate results at 6 months, at 2 years and at 2 years in a multicentric study. First cases done in continents like Europe or Australia, first in countries like Spain, France, Saudi Arabia, Jordan…Faculty and lectures at IFSO; ASGE, SECO, SEPD meetings, etc
POSE procedure and first author in the world to communicate results of weight loss at 1 year in more than 100 cases.
Endobarrier: 100 cases done in patients with obesity associated to diabetes type II or Metabolic Syndrome.
He is also the Director and Organizer of the four editions of MIBE meeting (Madrid International Bariatric Endoscopy), and the Author of numerous publications in national and international journals, books and Speaker and faculty at numerous national and international conferences.